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ERIC Number: ED481369
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 2002
Pages: 102
Abstractor: N/A
3...2...1...Liftoff!: An Educator's Guide with Activities in Science, Mathematics, Technology, and Language Arts.
National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Washington, DC.
This curriculum supplement introduces students in the early childhood classroom to the International Space Station and the role rockets play in its construction. The guide uses these topics as the basis for interdisciplinary activities for the early learner. Each activity features objectives, a material list, educator information, procedures, and suggestions for assessment and enrichment. A glossary of terms and acronyms is also included. Activities include: (1) "Station Information"; (2) "Destination: Station"; (3) "Countdown Begins"; (4) "Simple Rocket Science"; (5) "More Rocket Science"; (6) "Launch Time"; (7) "The Right Order"; (8) "Good Enough to Eat"; (9) "Rocket Construction"; (10) "Rocket Alphabet"; (11) "Rocket Rhymes and Songs"; (12) "Rocket Math"; (13) "Rocket Patterns"; (14) "Number Rockets"; (15) "Rockets By Size"; (16) "Getting in Shape"; (17) "Getting in Shape Again"; (18) "Hide and Seek Rocket"; (19) "Rocket Problems"; and (20) "Fact and Fiction". (MVL)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Washington, DC.
Note: Produced by the Johnson Space Center.